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Malthus Schoolhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blewbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.5692 / 51°34'9"N

Longitude: -1.2349 / 1°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 453127

OS Northings: 185868

OS Grid: SU531858

Mapcode National: GBR 919.DMN

Mapcode Global: VHCYM.KT1F

Plus Code: 9C3WHQ98+M3

Entry Name: Malthus Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249891

Location: Blewbury, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX11

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blewbury

Built-Up Area: Blewbury

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Blewbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/08/2012


(South-west side)
Malthus Schoolhouse

(Formerly listed under Church Street)


School house, now house. Dated 1709. Red brick with random flared headers in
Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof; brick end stacks. Double-depth plan.
2-storey, 5-window range, 6-panel door to centre with wood architrave surround,
having overlight and half-dome hood on richly-carved brackets. Wood
cross-windows to all openings with glazing bars to lights. Those windows to
ground floor have segmental brick heads. Blind panel to first floor centre with
inscribed tablet reading "A Charity School built and endowed by the gift of
William Malthus, merchant, Anno Domini 1709". Flat brick band between around and
first floors. Painted wood dentil cornice to eaves. Interior not inspected.
Early C19 addition to left, single-storey, single-window range. Red brick with
flared headers in Flemish bond; old plain-tile roof, half-hipped to left.
6-panel door to left. 3-light wood casement with segmental brick head to centre.

Listing NGR: SU5312785868

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